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Siblings and feeling sad

This month we’re talking about siblings and what to do when you feel sad. We know from siblings that even though they love their brothers and sisters, it can make them feel really sad when they argue or fight with them. It’s normal to fall out with brothers and sisters – sometimes over really small … Continued

National Siblings Day April 10th 2023

This month we’re celebrating amazing siblings on National Siblings Day April 10th 2023! We want to do a shout out to all of you with brothers and sisters who have a disability, illness or health condition. Why not have a look at how to have fun with your family and ideas for games you can … Continued

Siblings and sleep

Siblings and sleep It’s World Sleep Day in March and here at Sibs  we know that being able to sleep well makes you feel more able to cope with things at home and at school.  However, siblings tell us that sometimes they don’t sleep well because they share a room with their brother or sister … Continued

Siblings and Spending Time with Family

The holidays are just around the corner and it can be a time to have fun and spend time with family and friends. Maybe you’re looking forward to giving and receiving presents or just enjoying time off from school. It can be a special time to have fun with your family or play games with … Continued

Siblings and Understanding Different Conditions

This month we’re talking about siblings who have brothers and sisters with different conditions and disabilities. We have lots of new information on genetic conditions on our website if you want to learn more. Do you have a brother or sister with a rare disability, illness or condition? Life can be fun, worrying and exciting … Continued

Spotlight on Siblings and Staying Well

We know from siblings that it’s really important to do activities that make you feel good as this can help you with your mental health and help you to stay well. The New Year is a great time to try new things and we have some great ideas for things you can do to help … Continued

Siblings and Anti – Bullying Week 2022

We’re talking about siblings and bullying this Anti – Bullying Week 2022. The theme is Reach Out and it’s really important that you reach out for help if you (or someone you know) are being bullied. Bullying can happen to anyone and it is always wrong. Siblings say that sometimes they get bullied at school … Continued

Siblings and Carers Week 2022

This month we’re giving a shout out to siblings for Carers Week 2022. Here at YoungSibs we want to celebrate all of you who are helping to look after your brothers and sisters who have a disability, illness or long term health condition. You do a great job and not just this week, which is … Continued

Siblings and the holidays

Siblings and Holidays Christmas and the holidays are just around the corner and things might look a bit different this year. This might be because You can’t visit your brother or sister if they live in a residential or care setting because of Covid restrictions You can’t travel to see family who live a bit … Continued

Siblings and World Mental Health Day 2021

Siblings and World Mental Health Day 2021 This month’s blog is written by one of our amazing siblings, Oscar, who wanted to share his thoughts on World Mental Health Day 2021. World Mental Health Day is on the 10th of October. It is a day to raise awareness about mental health issues around the world. … Continued

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